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El Cid Mexican Cuisine

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visiting the area from Sacramento, we were very pleasantly surprised by El Cid! The food and salsa-- we liked the hot one--were really good. We are picky about chile rellenos and they were delicious. The chips are tasty and light, and the margaritas you can get made to order ! The dining rooms feel a bit like a school cafeteria... More 

Thank Kyle V
New Orleans, Louisiana
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great friendly mexican restaurant.....service was great, food was delicious, seemed to be a place for locals.

Thank casey052
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazing nachos and salsa on the house. Big portions; can easily over-order... Very friendly staff. Promp service. Really nice experience overall.

Thank Nic G
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horrible! No words to explain! I never eat a burritos and enchiladas so bad! I cannot finished a quarter of my dish! This restaurant is just at the exit of yosemite park that why a lot of people stop here... but do not hesitate to drive 1 mile more to find a better restaurant

Thank Alf_therealone
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a late dinner (9pm). We had managed to order, eat, pay and walk out by 9:22!! Food came out quick and was yummy! Service was good too.

Thank Xana D
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I were very surprised by this place. If you like shredded juicy beef tacos, you'll love this place. The chips had a flavor on them that made them delicious and different. The wait staff was very helpful. I thought it was a very good food and value. I would recommend stopping in for a dinner and drink..

Thank Steven K
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little gem, looks quite small from the road, but plenty of space inside, this is not posh or fine dining, however if you appreciate Mexican food, you will enjoy eating here. We didn't book, just walked in off the street and received a warm welcome. On sitting down we were provided with a Hugh basket of tortilla chips and... More 

Thank Blueboylf
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They serve breakfast all day. Great service and excellent menu choices, homemade salsa. Tables by windows offer great views of finches and hummingbirds.

Thank RAL650
Jellico, TN
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163 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our way back to our Oakhurst hotel after a day of sightseeing in Yosemite, we chose to stop here for dinner. We were seated next to a window that overlooked a cactus garden down below. As soon as I sat down, I noticed the birds....especially hummingbirds......they were everywhere. So not only did we have a great food experience from... More 

Thank gemcityer
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good Mexican food. Friendly service. The Abundagas soup was fantastic. I had tacos and my wife had the flautas. They have a nice little patio with some flora and fauna. Menu was rather large with alot to pick from.

Thank garymO3837XS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakhurst
  • Phone Number: 559-683-0282

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?